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Meaning of CLOTH

Pronunciation:  kloth

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  
 

CLOTH is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: fabric, material, textile
 
 See Also: aba, acrylic, Aertex, alpaca, artefact, artifact, baize, basket weave, batik, batiste, belting, boucle, broadcloth, brocade, buckram, bunting, calico, cambric, camelhair, camel's hair, camlet, camo, camouflage, canopy, Canton flannel, canvas, canvass, cashmere, cerecloth, challis, chambray, chenille, chiffon, chino, chino cloth, chintz, coating, cord, corduroy, cotton, cotton cloth, cotton flannel, crape, crepe, cretonne, crinoline, damask, denim, diamonte, diaper, dimity, doeskin, drapery, duck, duffel, duffle, dungaree, edging, elastic, etamin, etamine, faille, felt, fiber, fibre, jean, vulcanized fiber

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cloth\ (?; 115), n.; pl. {Cloths} (#; 115), except in the
sense of garments, when it is {Clothes} (kl[=o]thz or
kl[=o]z). [OE. clath cloth, AS. cl[=a][thorn] cloth, garment;
akin to D. kleed, Icel. kl[ae][eth]i, Dan. kl[ae]de, cloth,
Sw. kl["a]de, G. kleid garment, dress.]
1. A fabric made of fibrous material (or sometimes of wire,
   as in wire cloth); commonly, a woven fabric of cotton,
   woolen, or linen, adapted to be made into garments;
   specifically, woolen fabrics, as distinguished from all
   others.

2. The dress; raiment. [Obs.] See {Clothes}.

         I'll ne'er distust my God for cloth and bread.
                                               --Quarles.

3. The distinctive dress of any profession, especially of the
   clergy; hence, the clerical profession.

         Appeals were made to the priesthood. Would they
         tamely permit so gross an insult to be offered to
         their cloth?                          --Macaulay.

         The cloth, the clergy, are constituted for
         administering and for giving the best possible
         effect to . . . every axiom.          --I. Taylor.

{Body cloth}. See under {Body}.

{Cloth of gold}, a fabric woven wholly or partially of
   threads of gold.

{Cloth measure}, the measure of length and surface by which
   cloth is measured and sold. For this object the standard
   yard is usually divided into quarters and nails.

{Cloth paper}, a coarse kind of paper used in pressing and
   finishing woolen cloth. -- Cloth

{shearer}, one who shears cloth and frees it from superfluous
   nap.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing cloth in your dream, represents components and various pieces that composes your life. Consider the color for significance in the outlook or how things are going in your life.
 
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